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1983 Brazilian GP
1982 US West GP

1983 US West GP

1983 Race of Champions
1983 French GP
 IX  Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 27 March 1983
Start time14:00
EventUS West GP
CircuitLong Beach
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race2 of 16
Championship race375
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter3275 m
Race Distance3275 × 75 = 245.625 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Renault RE40 (Car Model),    Long Beach (3275 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesPatrick Tambay - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (303),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (413),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (435),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (284),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesNiki Lauda (17),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (89),
7. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (39),
8. Most 22nd Fastest LapsLotus (13),
9. Most Races LedFerrari (209),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (5865),
11. Most Race EntriesLotus (954),
12. Most PolesFerrari (94),
13. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (91),
14. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (50)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 10 
up
2 John Watson 9 
up
 NÚlson Piquet 9 
down
4 Jacques Laffite 6 
down
5 RenÚ Arnoux 4 
up
6 Marc Surer 3 
down
7 Patrick Tambay 2 
down
8 Johnny Cecotto 1 
up
1 McLaren / Ford 19 
up
2 Brabham / BMW 9 
down
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 6 
up
4 Williams / Ford 6 
down
5 Arrows / Ford 3 
same
6 Theodore / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 27Car 8
EntrantMarlboro McLaren InternationalScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMarlboro McLaren International
DriverJohn WatsonPatrick TambayNiki Lauda
CarMcLaren MP4/1CFerrari 126C2BMcLaren MP4/1C
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:53'34.8891'26.1171'28.330
Speed129.753 km/h136.907 km/h133.477 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led